Nights for Wednesday 30 September 2020
7:12 Keeping Track of Australian Frogs
We talk to Dr Jodi Rowley is Curator of Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Biology at the Australian Museum in Sydney about using smart phones to gauge how well frogs have done after the summer bushfires.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris sees what's on offer during the school holidays - two classic tales and the latest from Robert De Niro as another grumpy old grandpa.
8:10 The Hump
The Hump is our Wednesday night Quiz Night where we take a dive into the archives of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision for some audio gems and we want to see if you can identify them.
Tonight's prize is the North Island version of Ray Stone's book "Stories from our Back Roads"
8:15 Dateline Pacific
RNZ Pacific's daily current affairs programme covering the major Pacific stories of the week, with background and reaction from the people making the news.
8:30 Window on the World
Following the Beirut explosion, BBC Food Chain's Grayagh Jackson explores the chemical that caused the blast - ammonium nitrate.
9:07 The Americans: US Election 2020
We're starting a new podcast tonight in Association with Auckland University
Every week between now and the US Presidential Election, Three experts in US politics, history and media from the University of Auckland, all from the USA but curently happily living here in New Zealand will take us through the systems, the history. the precedents, and try to explain why things might be happening the way they are.
Associate Professor Jennifer Frost is a historian of social, cultural, and political developments in 20th century United States. Her research focuses on women's history, social movements, and popular culture.
Dr Maria Armoudian is a senior lecturer in politics and international relations at the University of Auckland. She studies media, politics, and law, particularly in the areas of human rights, the environment, and good governance.
Dr Tim Fadgen is a lecturer in politics and international relations at the University of Auckland where he teaches public policy. He has research interests in immigration policy and law and has held roles US politics, law and government. Tim is also a lawyer but don’t hold that against him.
Lately with Karyn Hay is a late night radio show on RNZ National, with an eye on live events, an ear for music, a great sense of humour and a genuine interest in people and their stories.
11:07 Inside Out
After 11, on Inside Out, Nick Tipping has Smooth vocals from Andy Bey, Latin Grooves from Ron Carter, and a lightning version of Cherokee from Peter Bernstein.